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July
19

Comment Deadline: CDC, HHS Enviro Health App Challenge

  • Agency
  • Other
  • Nanotechnology

“Enviro Health App Challenge” and Challenge Kick-Off Webinar announcement! The Challenge Kick-Off Webinar is scheduled for April 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EST. The Challenge is effective April 13, 2017 - July 19, 2017. Participants will compete for prizes within a $30,000 prize pot. 

July
10

Comment Deadline: FDA Training Health Care Providers on Pain Management and Safe Use of Opioid Analgesics – Exploring the Path Forward

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  • Neuroscience

As part of the work by the Federal Government to address the epidemic of prescription and illicit opioid abuse, the Food and Drug Administration is announcing a public workshop to obtain input on issues and challenges associated with Federal efforts to support training on pain management and the safe prescribing, dispensing, and patient use of opioids (safe use of opioids) for health care providers. Those unable to attend may submit comments.

July
7

Comment Deadline: EPA Assignment and Application of Unique Identifier under Toxic Substances Control Act

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  • Nanotechnology

EPA deadline for written comments and supporting materials is on or before July 7, 2017, in regard to approaches for assigning and applying unique identifiers for chemical substances reported in a Confidential Business Information claim. 

July
5

Comment Deadline: FDA Meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development for Autism

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  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public meeting and an opportunity for public comment on Patient-Focused Drug Development for autism. FDA seeks comments about the meeting.

June
23

Comment Deadline: FDA Product-Specific Guidance for Naloxone Hydrochloride (Draft Guidance)

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  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration is announcing the availability of a new draft guidance for industry on generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray entitled “Draft Guidance on Naloxone Hydrochloride.” The new draft guidance, when finalized, will provide product-specific recommendations on, among other things, the design of bioequivalence studies to support abbreviated new drug applications for naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray.

June
19

Extended Comment Deadline: FDA Genome Editing in New Plant Varieties Used for Foods

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  • Genetics/Genomics

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is extending the comment period for a docket to receive information and comments on the use of genome editing techniques to produce new plant varieties that are used for human or animal food. We established the docket through a notice that appeared in the Federal Register of January 19, 2017. We are taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.

June
19

Extended Comment Deadline: FDA Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals (Draft Guidance)

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  • Genetics/Genomics

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is extending the comment period for the draft guidance for industry (GFI) #187 entitled “Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals” that was announced in the Federal Register of January 19, 2017. We are taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.

June
19

Joint Meeting: NIH National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board

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  • Genetics/Genomics

The Board of Scientific Advisors and the National Cancer Advisory Board, both within the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute, will hold their 9th joint meeting.

June
15

Comment: EPA, Guidance on EPA's Section 8(a) Information Gathering Rule on Nanomaterials in Commerce

  • Nanotechnology

EPA is requesting public comment on the draft guidance document, entitled: “Guidance on EPA's Section 8(a) Information Gathering Rule on Nanomaterials in Commerce”. The deadline for comments is June 15, 2017. 

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